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Temple ReadyCare Opening Soon in Northeast Philadelphia

To help meet the non-emergency healthcare needs of those in Northeast Philadelphia and the surrounding area, Temple Health will open Temple ReadyCare on Roosevelt Boulevard on December 31. Temple ReadyCare is staffed by Temple physicians and is the Health System's second urgent care facility. It will be open seven days a week, including weekday evenings and most holidays.

Temple ReadyCare is located at 11000 Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia, next to Chickie's and Pete's®. It will be open to patients Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and Saturday, Sunday and most holidays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Temple ReadyCare is an urgent care facility for patients that have an unexpected non-emergency illness, injury or situation that needs immediate medical attention. Temple physicians will be on hand to treat patients for a wide variety of conditions and illnesses. Whether it is a sinus infection, a bad cough, a backache, or an ankle sprain, patients will be able to get quality care without an appointment. Temple ReadyCare in Northeast Philadelphia will also offer x-rays, lab testing, immunizations, and physicals. Most major insurances will be accepted.

"Temple ReadyCare will provide patients of all ages with the convenience of being able to be seen seven days a week without an appointment," said Rick Mankin, MD, CEO of Temple Physicians, Inc. "Patients will receive quality care from a skilled team of Temple physicians."

The opening of Temple ReadyCare in Northeast Philadelphia follows the successful opening of the first Temple ReadyCare in Port Richmond.

For more information, call 215-677-1475, or go to

Watch this 6ABC video to learn more about Temple ReadyCare's new Northeast Philadelphia location. (note: the segment begins at the 1min 30sec mark)

Date Published: Monday, December 17, 2012

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